Gospel Reflection for September 11, 2022 – 24th Sunday Ordinary Time

The elder son tells his father, “For years now I have slaved for you. I never disobeyed one of your orders, yet you never gave me so much as a kid goat to celebrate with my friends. Then, when this son of yours returns after having gone through your property with loose women, you killContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for September 11, 2022 – 24th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for August 21, 2022 – 21st Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Isaiah 66.18-21, Hebrews 12.5-7, 11-13, Luke 13.22-30 Jesus went through one town and village after another, teaching as he made his way to Jerusalem. A person asked him this question. “Teacher, will only a few be saved?” Jesus replied, “Strive to enter through the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will try to enterContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for August 21, 2022 – 21st Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for August 7, 2022 – 19th Sunday Ordinary Time

Do not live in fear, little flock. It has pleased your Father to give you the kingdom. Sell your possessions and give alms. Make investments that never depreciate; establish inexhaustible accounts for yourselves in the heavens. For wherever your treasure is, there your heart will be, too. Be dressed for hard work; keep your lampsContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for August 7, 2022 – 19th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for July 4, 2022 – 14th Sunday Ordinary Time

Scripture Readings: Isaiah 66.10-14; Galatians 6.14-18; Luke 10.1-9 Jesus appointed 72 other missionaries and sent them in pairs ahead of him to every town and place he intended to visit. …Whatever house you enter, say first, “Peace to this house.”  . . . Whenever you enter a town and its people welcome you, eat whatContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for July 4, 2022 – 14th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for May 15, 2022 – 5th Sunday of Easter

Sunday Readings: Acts 14.21-27; Revelation 21.1-5; John 13.31-35 After Judas went out, Jesus began to speak“Now is the Son of Man glorified,and God is glorified in him.If God has been glorified in him,God will, in turn, glorify him soon.Children, I am with you only a little longer.A new commandment I give you: love one another.AsContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for May 15, 2022 – 5th Sunday of Easter”

Gospel Reflection for May 1, 2022 – 3rd Sunday of Easter

Sunday Readings: Acts 5.27-32, 40-41; Revelations 5.11-14; John 21.1-19After the disciples had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” Peter said to him, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Feed my lambs” (John 21.15). After the big catch and the subsequent breakfast, theContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for May 1, 2022 – 3rd Sunday of Easter”

Gospel Reflection for March 13, 2022 – 2nd Sunday of Lent

Sunday Readings: Genesis 15.5-12, 17-18, Philippians 3.17—4.1, Luke 9.28-3 Jesus took Peter, John and James and went up the mountain to pray. While he was praying, his face changed in appearance and his clothes became dazzling white. Two men were talking with him — Moses and Elijah. Appearing in glory, they spoke of his exodus which he wasContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for March 13, 2022 – 2nd Sunday of Lent”

Gospel Reflection for March 6, 2022 – 1st Sunday of Lent

Scripture Readings: Deuteronomy 26.4-10; Romans 10.8-13; Luke 4.1-13 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the desert for 40 days, where he was tempted by the devil.  During that time Jesus ate nothing, and by the end he was hungry. – Luke 4.1-2 In theirContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for March 6, 2022 – 1st Sunday of Lent”

Gospel Reflection for February 13, 2022 – 6th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Jeremiah 17.5-8; 1 Corinthians 15.12, 16-20; Luke 6.17, 20-26 Jesus stood on a level place where a crowd of his disciples and a large crowd of people from all Judea and Jerusalem and the coast of Tyre and Sidon were gathered. Raising his eyes toward his disciples, he said, “Blessed are you poor because yoursContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for February 13, 2022 – 6th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for January 23, 2022 – 3rd Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Nehemiah 8.2-4, 5-6, 8-10; 1 Corinthians 12.12-30; Luke 1.1-4, 4.14-21 Jesus came to Nazareth, where he had been raised. He went to the synagogue on the Sabbath day as he usually did and stood up to read. The scroll of Isaiah the prophet was handed to him. Unrolling the scroll, Jesus found the place whereContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for January 23, 2022 – 3rd Sunday Ordinary Time”